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Feb 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
. thank you for coming to "the war room" and have a great night. >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." we have an awesome show for you tonight. did you hear about the travesty of chuck hagel. >> one of the groups may have been part of the friends of hamas. >> cenk: wait until we show you how fake that group is. what a joke. speaking of jokes. we have all the media, gulf gate oh, a picture with tiger woods. >> the guy wants to play golf. the guy deserves a couple of days off. he wants privacy big deal. >> cenk: i know it's shocking but i actually agree with fox news on that one. what they're not talking about we have michael hastings to talk about that. and bill nye the science guy. here to talk about whether we're going to die from meteor attacks. >> cenk: oh my gosh, they're coming, it's go time! >> cenk: all right welcome to "the young turks." you know chuck hagel, of course the nominee for secretary of defense, former republican senator from nebraska and other republicans are mad at him. oh man he's too soft. he wants. to negotiate with iran instead of nuke them, how dare he. and thenn
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Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
lobsterfest and sea food differently. >> cenk: welcome to the "the young turks"." oscar fume nated director detained at l.a.x. airport. this is his movie. >> cenk: he's here in our studio. and the injustice of mandatory minimum. >> serving 12 years in jail. his brother served almost 14. the repairman was sentenced to 18 months. >> cenk: repairman was the drug kingpin actually. tonight on "the young turks" we fight for justice. and on a lighter note, bababoy. >> i didn't think i was. but it looks like i am. >> you were. >> oh, man. >> when you see this video on tv. >> cenk: baba booey. on the show tonight. on "the young turks." guess what time it is. go time. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: emad burnat was heading to los angeles because he was nominated for an oscar. what happened to him at the airport? they detain him. apparently the fact the you're a palestinian is more important than you're an oscar-nominated director. urgent i'm in l.a. they need more information why i come here invitation or something can you help they will send us back if you late. it was sent quickly to try to get he
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Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
to die but, it is, what is that is this go time! ♪ theme cenk: welcome to "the young turks." a little while back, they had a deal on whether they were going to kill fill buster or not or at least reform it. harry reid said i made a deal with mcconnell it's going to be ok. the republicans aren't going to filibuster. dick durbin said at the time: cenk: positive environment, the republicans aren't going to filibuster anymore. they got a deal, so we didn't have to take it away. what happened today when senator hagel, a republican up for secretary of defense? the republicans filibustered. >> on this vote, the aye58 the nays 40, one senator announced present. 50% of the senators not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to. cenk: even though 58 senators say yes let's end the debate and confirm him nope, not going to end the debate, because the republicans filibustering. now harry reid is shocked to find out that the republicans were not true to their word! >> the republicans have made an unfortunate choice to up the level here in washington. just when you thought things
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Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." we've got kind of mixed news on a new obama appointee. that's better than usual. we'll tell you if she's right for interior secretary. we've got a great guest from the sierra club about that, and we have a great guest, a multimillionaire, who is saying raise taxes on the rich. don't miss that. and then we have two stories about--one on the cops, and how they're not doing their job in miami. the tape on that is unbelievable. [ sirens ] >> attention all units a 29 just occurred. >> investigators say he never moved. he was tied up with his lady frequent outside of dade land mall. >> cenk: what he didn't respond to is amazing. and then of course the guy who shot two other soldiers because he might have ptsd, he killed the top sniper we ever had. why did he do it, as how bad is ptsd among our troops, you'll find out. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: boy welcome to the "the young turks." we have an amaying story to start out with. two miami-dade officers fired and three others suspended. why? it's pretty serious stuff. they were not respondi
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
. have a great night and we'll see you back here tomorrow night. cenk: welcome back to "the young turks." all of a sudden in washington, d.c., we got a new sheriff in town, elizabeth warren. >> the question i really want to ask is about how tough you are. my question is when did you bring him to trial? the question i'm really asking is can you identify when you last took the wall street banks to trial? cenk: awesome! and boy, do we need her because i've got other stories about how the banks are trying to rob us blind and the regulators are actually helping them. it's about time she held them accountable. we've got an amazing movie coming out about whistle blowers and how the obama administration is cracking down on them. >> would you call it torture? >> waterboarding is something we shouldn't be in the business of doing. >> i was the first to confirm the water board torture on prisoners. >> i was about an hour into the interview i realized wait a minute, they're investigating me. cenk: amazing story. speaking of amazing the koch brothers, do you know they have been planning the tea part
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Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." yeah, i'm back. what's up. do you remember these days? >> today is a call for freedom as huge as any victory that has ever been won on any battlefield battlefield. >> cenk: well, the supreme court may take that victory of the voting rights act back. the quote from the court--devastating. >>> do you remember when the nra used to intimidate politicians? there is a new gun in the house by the name of bloomberg. >> halverson opposes the ban on assault weapons. >> cenk: syanora she's now eliminated. have you ever ever seen this guy before? >> tonight we're going start a fight. to take back our democracy. >> cenk: damn straight, that sounds good. we're going to talk about wolf pacs tonight how we regain our republic. how is that for optimistic. go time. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: it was august 6, 1965 when lyndon johnson said he was going to push for the voting rights act and this is what he said at the time. >> today is a sound for freedom as huge as any victory won an on any battlefield. they came in darkness and they came
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Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
for the state of the union speech. i'll be joined by my friends cenk uygur and john john fugelsang. on that note the young turks are next. cenk: welcome to "the young turks." ed hold up near big bear, the manhunt continues he's still locked down after a gigantic shootout earlier today. >> this was an incredible gun battle. cenk: that's exclusively from kcbs. we'll have more on that in a minute. >> the president's state of the union, how is the preparation going? >> mr. president how's the speech? >> we'll find out tonight! cenk: you know what else you'll find out tonight? the real progressive state of the union, right here on "the young turks," delivered by yours truly. it's go time. cenk: this christopher dorner story will not end. the cops still don't have him. two officers were wounded in a fight and unfortunately one is reported to have passed away. he's apparently in a cabin right now, as far as we can tell, but they still don't have christopher dorner after a gigantic manhunt here in l.a. kcbs had exclusive video and audio of the gunfight that happened between the cops and dorner earlier t
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
. we'll see you back here tomorrow. >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." now the white house has basically revealed yes, we're executing u.s. citizens without a trial and due process. did we mention that one of them was a 16-year-old boy? >> well initial reports describe him as a 20 something militant with al-qaeda, he was 16 years old and there is no public evidence he was a member of the al-qaeda network in yemen. >> you're not going to be surprised to find i'm a little outraged on that. >> there was a shooting in 2005 in at a coma washington, the man shot five times in a wheelchair company now. we're going to talk to him about it. if you think you know what he's going to say, you don't. tune in for that. it's going to be a real interesting conversation. >> every time, it's here we go again. >> it stirs up old feelings. >> i'm annoyed. people are embracing evil, and i've never understood that. >> the story of a woman who was raped in our military and the incredible lack of justice she received. her husband's going to be on the show to talk about it, too a powerful show. it's go
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Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
. [applause] these are beautiful! >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." we've got a powerful show for you tonight. the host of the war room, michael shure will be on the show later. hearings on brennan he got heckled by the protestors. >> you don't know who they are,ive a list of all the names. >> all right we're going to halt the hearing. i'm going to ask that the room be cleared. >> cenk: we have the former chief prosecutor at gitmo to talk about the drone strike. really fascinating guest don't miss that. then, speaking of interesting jesus, have you seen what's happening in l.a.? there's an unbelievable manhunt for a guy who's shooting lapd cops. they're shooting back, unfortunately not hitting him but a couple of bystanders. >> it is an all-out manhunt. >> the city mourns the deaths of monica quan, keith lawrence and our brave riverside police officer. >> cenk: the killer has a manifesto with some interesting points in it. it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." let's start with john brennan the top counter terrorism administrator for president obama. pr
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
bin-laden. no americans were killed. they killed osama bin laden and took custody of his body. >> cenk: we know who the shooter s and we know he has left the military after 16 years of service, and we also know he will not be getting any benefits in terms of healthcare, etc. that seems to be devastating turn of events. remember he explained what happened after the shooting. look you saw it as "zero dark 30", you read about it. here is the description. >> while they were still checking the body, i brought the agency woman over. i still had all my stuff on. we looked down and i asked is that your guy? she was crying. that's when i a gave her my gun with 27 bullets left in it. the three bullets not left in it were in osama bin laden. why is this hero not getting any benefits? that's a gray question that esquire magazine tackled. now from the center joins us. he's written extensively about this as well. first, thanks for being on. we appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> cenk: all right now i want to quote from the "esquire" piece and get your reaction. the shooter will discover after he leave
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
with john and get his thoughts on this. >> john: no, no, cenk, i think you can be much more jaded than we've heard seen. it was a speech with a lot of highs and lows, and things for progressives to appreciate, and things to be suspect of. i look forward to getting your thoughts, cenk, on the glowing terms used to describe the tpp. that some say will allow a global china trade. another highlight raising minimum wage to $9. something that would have been a great idea five years ago, ten years ago. it's good to hear it now. reducing the deficit by 4 trillion-dollar. and for me it was fun to see which things john boehner chose not to stand for. he did not stand for we need to pay our bills. at the not stand for a nation that is more important than a party. and he did not stand for the 102-year-old who waited hours to vote. however, it's fun watching democrats and republicans blaming each other for an economy wrecked by republicans and democrats. and the president calling out to the people watching the show, speaking beyond those to those beyond the chamber and talking to those watching the sh
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Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> cenk: one thing about these speeches, everyone who is in--he was speaking to you about climate change and you're looking at every word he's seeing, are you keying in on, market there we have something. >> it's saying this is what we want. i'm saying the word "market." i hope the policies makers are listening to me now and make they can pick up the slack here. >> michael: tell me what else from his speech that you heard is encouraging on climate incident. >> doubling of efficiency by by 2050. >> michael: 2030 2030. >> i apologize. the u.s. lags behind germany japan, and others, a place like new york city may be able to reduce it's carbon footprint by 90% by 2050. i got the year right on that. >> michael: president obama will be sitting on a beach in hawai'i in 2030 and hopefully in 2050. when you hear presidents say these sorts of things it seems so far ahead. but is that in your community now we have time to work on this. now we have the support to work on it? >> i'm interesting in covering this stuff at the start as well as the middle and the end. i'm going to be here longer than pre
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> cenk: we'll see you later tonight for a whole other "the young turks" on the young turks.com. "viewpoint" is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: pope benedict xvi is abdicateing the papacy. they have apparently decided there is no god. karl rove is an arrogant right winger who wants to privatize social security, cut taxes for the rich and never admit he's wrong. why does the tea party hate him? you think these people could put aside their differences, work together and get rid of the fighting and combine and join forces to ruin the country and make things better for rich people. finally tomorrow night is president obama's state of the union address. everyone is wondering what he's going to proposed proposed propose. today is the 79th birthday of tina louise known as ginger from bill"gilligan's island"," and the great r & b singer d'angelo, and sarah palin with the greatest abdication of all time. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening, i'm john fugelsang. coming up, equality delayed but not completely denied. we report a major headline last announ
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Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
that they have cooking in los angeles what is on the show tonight. >> cenk: you know christopher dorner is hold up on cenks lake jenks lake road. >> michael: no. >> cenk: but its spelled j.-e-n-k-s. >>> a new mana newa new man fess toe not to kill people, but he's right about what is said about african-americans in the police department. i'm going to do the progressive state of the union tonight and then we're going to have chris hedges part of hedges versus obama on the show to talk about the national defense authorization act. >> michael: now that i'm gone there is nobody there to protect our poor president. you and chris it sound like a good show. have a good time tonight and have a good time on the state of the union. >> cenk: thanks, michael. >> michael: now for a look at the best of the rest. the stories that i don't want you progressives to miss on this tuesday evening. we're giving you some state of the union trivia. being a plus one at the state of the union is an honor and privilege. willbut let's be real. michelle obama's guest 102 desalene victor. she waited over six hours to cast h
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> michael: thanks for watching "the young turks." i'm michael shure. cenk uygur will be back tomorrow to host "the young turks." vip is next with john fugelsang. >> john: president obama gave his fifth state of the union address last night. there are many highlights, especially the moment where he mentioned governor romney and everyone in congress replied who? marco rubio proves it's possible to sweat profusely when you're standing in near darkness. and the voting rights act. two things that could hurt republicans come election time: voting and rights. kim novak is 80 and it's the birthday of peter gabriel. it's henry rollins birthday. [ ♪ music ♪ ] japan good evening i'm john fugelsang. coming up it's ha st. zinger, not r atzenberger my bad. and marco rubio channels his inner mitt romney before blaming god for last night's splashdown. and rand paul doubles the tea party's fun with the state of the united states address. president obama laid out legislative agenda including a hike to minimum wage. >> reader effort and determination with wages that allow working families t
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Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
young turks" to see what cenk uygur has planned for tonight's show. hey cenk. >> cenk: hey michael as usual we have a whole game not for you. elizabeth warren, the new rock star on the senate. very few people trying to hold the bangers bankers accountable. but they're robbing us blind. we have an incredible story about whistle blower. it's amazing how much the obama administration has cracked down on whistle blowers. and we have a story on l.a. women and what's wrong with them. and then of all things michael shure talking about the sequester. >> michael: there's the elbow cenk, we'll be watching. we'll see you at the top of the hour. for this next story let's turn now to rural africa. a little bit away from los angeles and "the young turks" where a serious problem is already impacting the rest of the global community. in answer african communities many people burn charcoal and wood. it's common worldwide. 40% of the world's population burn this type of fuel. the problem is the smoke from these fires is incredibly dirty. it can cause pneumonia or lung cancer. every year 4 million pe
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of the hour, and cenk uygur is here with a preview. cenk what is going on tonight? >> we actually have a mixed record on a new obama appointee, which i view to be good news. >> jennifer: you are just so hard. so tell me what the upsides are. >> sally jewell seems to care about conservation, and she ran a socially responsible company that did well by her employees, also a 20-year banker and has worked for oil companies in the past. so it's a mixed record we'll have somebody on to talk about where they think she is going to with it. and then one of the top multi-millionaires who is arguing for more taxes on the rich, and he says he wants more customers to make more money, and the way to do that is to help the middle class, and it's a great argument. >> jennifer: all right. thanks cenk we'll be watching. and now to the best of the rest the other news items that i think progressives need to know this evening. this is an unidentified native american man give a group of anti-immigration protesters lesson in history and perspective. >> you're all illegal. we didn't invi
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Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. cenk: police are saying to the media, you are not allowed to tweet about christopher dorner, because he might be checking his tweets. the cabin is totally on fire. cops are going to let it burn to the grounded. there's a basement in there. we'll see what develops. some reports are that cops are walking away with their guns down. they might have gotten him. we don't know yet. viewpoint is next. stay tuned. >> john: electing a democrat in in 2016, and a special f-bomb on why liberals need to shut occupy and let ted nugent talk as much as possible. and today is the birthday of charles darwin, abraham lincoln and happy 75th birthday to judy plume. 14 years ago today bill clinton was acquitted by the u.s. senate in his impeachment trial. 13 house republicans prosecuted him but only one of those congressmen ever made it to the senate after spending millions of taxpayer dollars in a failed partisan effort to humiliate and destroy a democratic president. that man's name? lindsey graham. here's "viewpoint." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >>
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Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> cenk: karl rove and newt gringrich in a republican cat fight--meow, tonight on "the young turks".com. "viewpoint" is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: today john mccain held a town hall meeting with he was heckled insulted and verbally abuseed so rudely by people who used to support him at one point he had to check a mirror just to make sure he wasn't chuck hagel. in a marriage equality ad, it's also the only commercial on tv that does not feature the progressive lady. why won't president obama sign the executive order for lgbt. today is the 86th bird of sydney portier, and the 50th birthday of charles barkley and had he live, it would be the birthday of kirk cobain as well. congress can, in fact, do stuff. this is "viewpoint"." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening i'm john fugelsang. thank you so much for joining us. with the budget sequester that would tut a trillion dollars from the budget, speaker of the house john boehner warned of dire consequences if it's allowing to through. a wall street journal opinion piece, you'll be shocked to hear blamed the entire mess on
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Feb 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
" with cenk uygur. >> cenk: right, that's it. that's it. so michael we've got lighter stuff. we've got serious stuff on a lighter know we have ba ba booy. you have to tell me later what i should ask him. on a serious note we will talk about a couple of things of how walmart funds charities for their own political purposes. that's an interesting story. then we have the injustices of mandatory minimums and how they wreck people's lives. they we'll have the palestinian director of "five broken cameras" who was detained at l.a.x. and was not allowed into the country even know he was going to the oscars, at least for a little while. we'll talk about that ordeal. >> michael: sounds like a great joe. everyone should watch "the young turks" with cheng uygur tonight. >> cenk: thanks. >> michael: it's been almost 50 years since a bomb ripped through a church in birmingham, alabama killing four young girls and injuring others. they were getting ready for sunday service when the bomb exploded. their murders were racially motivated act of terrorism decades before terrorism became a household world. even in
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
this story and giving it i think excellent excellent coverage, it was a story that cenk wanted to cover all the way. one person brought on every day was brown professor trish is a rose. it's hard to believe that it's been a year since that killing but i want to ask you this. you know, did this gunlayer that will be pivotal in the way we look at gun laws? this was a gun case, it was also a race case, but i would say that 2012 finishing with newtown was a lot about guns and it began with trayvon martin. >> well, it is astonishing that it's a year. i'm just really taken aback by that because it hasn't really left my consciousness so i just assumed less time had gone by. it is a gun case and a race case. trayvon's parents bless them for their ability to keep this in the public eye with dignity openness and with human connectiveness. they're focusing on the gun phenomenon and that we have gun associated with pop culture. we have to figure out how to be anti racist without being pollarrizele recognizing that these laws, the criminalization of young black men the trayvon martins criminalized or de
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Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
and other people i've invited to your surprise birthday party. don't go away. is >> jennifer: cenk uygur leading "the young turks" at the top of the hour. i bet i can guess a couple of the stories. >> cenk: you're 100% right you can guess them. the drone story of how we can execute u.s. citizens without a trial is maddening. the details of it are so frustrating. i think it's ridiculous. i think it's imperial presidency and everything we fought against during the bush administration. how is that for clear? >> jennifer: i knew--we didn't do the drone story but we did do the standard & poor's and i thought you might be on that one, too. >> cenk: i hear you on that. here is the other huge story we're doing tonight. a tacoma, washington, shooting back in 2005 left a guy who had in awheelin awheelchair. we talk to him today after being in one of these shootings. >> jennifer: we'll be looking forward to it at the top of the hour. now to the best of the rest. the news that progressives need to know this evening. the he had slain educators from the sandy hook elementary school receive the posthum
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Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
as a radio show. we were doing it in cenk's living room, just ten years ago having friends call in to say that they were actual callers because we had two listeners tops. it was serious before it was sirius. then through the years i was the political correspondent on "the young turks" because i had covered politics and it's always been something that i loved so much. so cenk dubbed me from the epics politics man. >> jennifer: where did you grow up? >> i'm from new york and went to university of virginia and i'm a lifelong 49ers fan. my taste of politics was for cucinch angle i always loved politics and the genesis of "the young turks" was with cenk, and then on tv, and current television, subbing for you. here's the deal, i want this to be a pattern. if we started this earlier i would be the governor of michigan. i'm upset about that. >> jennifer: well, let me just say, you have got some big heels to fill. i want to see these on you on monday night. >> i promise i will wear heels on monday night. >> jennifer: i'm mortified already. >> so is my mom. >> jennifer: eye viewers are in really g
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with in cenk uygur and "the young turks." and let's see what the jb squad is up to tonight. >> we're going to talk about hamas, and one of the guys from gawker created friends of hamas.com. we'll talk about golf gate with michael hastings who has written one of the best books on press access and the white house. and we'll have bill nigh the science guy on again. >> michael: sounds like a great show. thanks, cenk. we will all be watching "the young turks." it is time, to declare victory in the fight for voter rights or does the battle still rage in voter id laws. the civil rights movement of the 1960s, including the march from selma to montgomery lead to the march of 1965. section five of the law requires states and counties to get permission from the federal government before changing any voter rules. a total of nine states are currently subject to section five. in 2006 it was reauthorized for 25 years with overwhelming i bipartisan support, but now a constitutional challenge has put this landmark law in the hands of the roberts court. joining us now is doug kendall,
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. cenk. >> how are you doing michael? miss you too brother except we're looking for a new epic politics man. >> don't tell me that. you're crushing me, man you're crushing me. they're very nice to me up here. i'm having a good time. what have you got that i'm not going to be participating in today? >> ok, the pope is stepping out. i'm not necessarily buying the reason for why. oh, i'm aging. come on. >> it's shocking that you're not buying that. i'm so surprised. wasn't to announce this on national television. i ran a papal pool the last time a pope died and the winner, chenk uygur, is you or was you wasn't it? >> not a big deal. by the way, i'm going to have both sides though. we're going to have somebody saying that he's a great guy another guy saying listen, it's very important that the next pope do better on the sex scandals. we have a rice on the program connie rice, a progressive who actually represent african-american lapd here. the question is is there a point about racism in the lapd. >> as long as it's not jerry rice, i don't care which rice you have on the show. "the young tu
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to be on the show as well. and that should be fun. >> michael: thanks, cenk. glad you are feeling better, and we'll all be watching. >> thank you, michael. >> michael: here are some headlines that people all over the united states might be seeing. public university cuts work study funding. students expected to drop out. no end in sight for airport delays. in two days from now the looming sequester will go into effect. the government can't get their act together and agree on a deal, that's what will happen. joining me now from washington to discuss whether the white house is crying wolf or not is political journalist joe williams. welcome back inside "the war room," joe. >> good to be here. >> michael: is president obama posturing now? or is this real serious sfruf the white house? >> it depennings on who you talk to. but republicans are saying this is posturing but some of these budget cuts across the board, indiscriminate are going to effect things of people's daily lives. it won't have an effect overnight, and the biggest impacts will be felt by people at the lower end of
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turks." cenk is out today but we have a fantastic show for you. >> heck, yes we do. i'm ana kasparian cohost of the "the young turks" on line. >> your story is about to get better after you watch this hour of quality t.v. programming. >> first we're going to talk about the key stone pipeline. we'll follow the money. >> john mccain chuck hagel lots of drama. >> comedy before the superbowl weekend and nobody found it funny. >> the can we say is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. i would like the answer whether you were right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> michael hastings, you have something for us about football, don't you? >> yes in advance of superbowl weekend, no one found it funny. >> what about gay guys, any approach you? >> i don't do the gay guys. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> lots of drama between chuck hagel and john mccain. and it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> all right. the big story of the day today has to do with the excel key stone pipeline. it's been coming up again and again. the obama administration has refused to
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more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome book "the young turks." michael shure here in here with ana kasparian and michael hastings. michael is the author of "panic "panic 2012" what may be perhaps is barack obama's final campaign. one of the news items that we've been spending time on, i know michael hastings has spent a lot of time on it as well are the drone attacks that the u.s. has been waging mostly in the middle east and north africa. leon panetta in response to an u.n. probe into those drone strikes, the legality of them, the affects of them, what is causing the increase in drone strikes, leon panetta is on what we call his farewell tour. >> when you have an enemy out there, you have to use everything you can against in a enemy. we did. >> it's a morality question. >> yes. >> do you sit there and say, is there a conversation that is had a when you make this decision? is this moral? >> as a catholic when i first became director of the c.i.a. i soon rulessed i was making life-and-death decisions. it doesn't come lightly. you have to r
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consumers and voters. >> cenk: they're supposed to protect them but this has failed. karl rove started a new super pac called conservative victory fund. is there an ongoing battle for the heart of the g.o.p.? >> there is a huge battle right now. it's unclear how it's going to play out. you've got two sides of the republican party neither of which have taken away very different lessons from 2012. the far right thinks it was the moderate and the republican party who caused the republicans to lose the presidential election. and then you've got the moderates now more of the centrists represented by karl rove who think it was the extreme right to caused the party to lose. when you have two sides that don't take away the same lesson from an event, it's hard to reconcile and decide who is going to win in the end. >> john: and the right and moderates see eye to eye. but between mccain and romney, they have not been popular with republican independent voters either. is there a third option for the g.o.p.? >> there are different ways to characterize romney and mccain. one is to characterize them as mo
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>> cenk: later tonight where are we going to see you? you got that right. "the young turks".com. right now "viewpoint" is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: drone strikes have huge public support. so does nickel back. it doesn't make it right dick morris was dumped by fox news, now he's looking for other fields he could be wrong about everything. maybe president obama's cabinet. and someone pulled up up up in chuck e. cheese where someone had a gun. no ones with hurt. they hated the pizza. it's the birthday of late bob marley. the living rick, and the 55th birth date of axl rose who is probably starting a concert several hours late. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: good evening i'm john fugelsang. thank you so much for joining us this evening. coming up, renewing the violence against women act should not be a political issue but some how it is. the reverend pat robertson embraces his inner homophobe again. first, president obama met senate democrats for a private strategy session in annapolis maryland, today. the topics were sure to include the pres
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or call. >> cenk: in the last segment rocky -- that's why you can visit tyt. "viewpoint" is next. john fuglesang senate republicans used a filibuster to block a vote on former senator chuck hagel for defense secretary. congratulations, harry reid, you built this. barack obama killed osama bin laden so republicans are killing the post office. thom hartmann joins us on that. republicans are still fighting each other. it is like a civil war with the south fighting the south. and eliot spitzer is with us tonight which is historic because you know conan's not going on jay. today is the birthday of carl bernstein, florence henderson is 79. also the birthday of keller and somewhere, somehow jimmy hoffa is celebrating his 100th birthday. we celebrate valentine's day to publicly demonstrate your affection with crap. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. coming up, another state moves a big step closer to approving american equality and another conservative moves a big step closer to having a heart attack over it. bp pays billions in fines for the gulf oil spill then ge
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turn. (vo) connect with the young turks with cenk uygur. >> it's go time. the bar harbor bake is really worth trying. [ male announcer ] get more during red lobster's lobsterfest. with the year's largest selection of mouth-watering lobster entrees. like our delicious lobster lover's dream, featuring two kinds of succulent lobster tails. or our savory, new grilled maine lobster and lobster tacos. it's back, but not for long. [ woman ] our guests go crazy for lobsterfest. my favorite entree is the lobster lover's dream. what's yours? come celebrate lobsterfest and sea food differently. they think this world isn't big enough for the both of them. but we assure you - it is. bites. little greatness. >> michael: it actually seems like a good idea. he has got all the governors at the white house, president obama does. let's go to the governors and tell them how the sequestration is going it affect their states, and they can go to the other elected officials. will it work? i don't know. but here is president obama talking to the governors. >> oba
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and do anything that they want him to do. >> cenk: you make a point. when you hear gun sales are up, it's not like guns are becoming more popular. it's the same people are buying more of them. that is something that we should know. quickly before i let you go, i want to ask you chris christie, he has not been involvedded to see pac becausecpac because of his stand on gun safety. has cpac, has it become obsolete all by itself? >> it is the demise of the grand 'ol party. there is no grand 'ol party. it is the demise of the tea party. fortunate for christie he had enough sense to stay out of that the first first round. the fight will continue. it will be ugly. the adults will prevail. >> michael: let's hope so. they haven't prevailed much, but let's hope that they do. mike papantonio, thanks for being on "the war room." up next we have a group of high profile republicans filing a grief outlining their view of gay marriage. the shocking part, they're in favor of it. wow, wonders never cease. honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to t
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>> thanks so much for watching "the young turks." i will be back on "the war room" development cenk hopefully will be back here here on "the young turks." please watch john fuglesang and "viewpoint" right now. >> john: despite conservative republicans' best efforts a conservative republican has been confirmed as secretary of defense. also, over 80 prominent republicans have now come out in favor of marriage equality and i gotta tell you victoria jackson's career is turning over in its grave. the middle east has ruptured into an explosion of conflict and violence. or, as they call it, tuesday. today is the birthday of erykah badu, johnny cash would have been 81 today. today is also the 211th birthday of victor hugo. author of "les miz" and never could he image than one day his noel would be an oscar winning film featuring our finest american and australian actors playing french people with british accents. this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us tonight. it can mean to isolate or hideaway, to seize, withdraw or to hold but if you can believe preside
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. >> cenk: welcome back to "viewpoint." it's now time for thing of the day. as i mentioned earlier even republicans were on their best behavior as as a bronze statue of rosa parks the first african-american monument. she would not give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. violating the law. this helped touch off civil rights movements and including by the way voting rights, which is ironic when considering across the street at the supreme court the voting rights act was on trial and facing heavy criticism from the conservative justices on the court including justice scalia who questioned whether protecting minority rights represented a perpetuation of racial entitlement. entitlement. in this case the right to vote, that very thing that under girds no, sir. he went on to say quote, even the name of it is wonderful: the voting rights act. who is going to vote against that in the future? well apparently, sir you relinquishrichwhite your honor. did you see anything that makes you especially concerned about the future of the voting rights act? >> i think the questioning from the conser
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>> cenk: you'll see more rage more about the execution of u.s. citizens without a trial. we have a whole other show coming up later tonight. theyoungturks.com. we'll see you there. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: when it came to toxic investments, they set the standard for making it. colonel mahoney has been relieved of his duties but does hope he can protect pedophiles in the private sector. eric says obama is getting in the way of partisanship which is like chris brown saying frank ocean got in the way of his first. today is the birthday of adlai stevenson, laura linney and the one and only jennifer granholm and an earthquake pummeled pompeii, italy. john boehner promises a vote on their relief funds any day now. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening i'm john fuglesang. coming up, the rating agencies help blow up our economy now the doj goes after one about four years too late. l.a.'s catholic archdiocese can't take the cover off habit and we'll find out how the mayor who liked to ask how am i doing actually did. first, if you've ever wondered how president obama's legal tea
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>> cenk: interesting update on the manhunt here in l.a. for that shooter. turns out he sent packages to anderson cooper and to chris matthews of the i'm checking the mail now to see if we got something. we'll give you more details about that case and we caught fox news on a different lie. we'll tell you about that later tonight on theyoungturks.com when we do a whole different online show. check it out at youtube.com/tyt. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: karl rove is at war with the tea party and as soon as karl heard about it, out of sheer force of habit,'s plied for deference. drones can be use in the case of imminent danger but imminence no longer means imminence. meaning klingons can be called imminent. >> watching john brennan dodge that question about waterboarding today was nothing short of torture. today is the birthday of the late charles dickens, laura ingalls wilder and chris rock and on this date 48 years ago the beatles arrived in america ushering an era of rock n' roll gratins that lasted until 1990 when rock n' roll died when rolling stone called new kids on the
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>> cenk: one fact of the day former senator scott brown has invented a new excuse for his inappropriate from a couple of weeks ago. pocket tweeght. we'll explain what that is on "the young turks" later tonight. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: washington, d.c. or as fox news put it, a few people loitered around outside the white house. tim tebow is so christian he's going to speak at a church whose pastor has hatred for jews and gay folks and catholics. since tim tebow thanks goode when he place football, does he have to thank football when he goes to church? tonight we launch wtf america where each week we'll highlight the most ridiculous stupidity of a different state. tonight we honor mississippi for finally ratifying the amendment that bans slavery after someone saw lincoln and realized they hadn't gotten around to it yet. today is the birthday of smokey robinson benicio del toro and it is the 540th birthday of nicholas cop in cuss, the mathematician who said the sun didn't move, the earth did. kansas is sure to start teaching that in public schools any day now. this is "
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science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> cenk: all right. we're back on the "the young turks." in fact, we'll be back to do a whole other show on theyoungturks.com where we'll talk about president obama's good poll numbers. why is that? her crime might have been doing good journalism. check us out at theyoungturks.com. >> john: republicans are saying that the sequester is the worst thing obama ever thought of that they thought of first. democrats are demanding john boehner call congress back into session so congress can stop doing nothing this their home states and return to washington do do nothing there. 15 republican senators have written to dump hagel. they all used the same color crayon. and you know how you see a tape of you when you were drunk and embarrassing when you look at it later? that's thousand laura bush sees a tape of her speaking out in favor of marriage equality. today is the birthday of olympia snowe. something for each hemisphere of your brain. >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang. thank you so much for joining us tonight. we're now just over o
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. we're back after the break. stay with us. high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. rich, chewy caramel rolled up in smooth milk chocolate. don't forget about that payroll meeting. rolo.get your smooth on. also in minis. a closer shave in a single stroke for less irritation, even on sensitive skin. ♪ ♪ gillette mach3 sensitive. gillette. the best a man can get. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ an
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shuster and cenk, we all had bottles of water to drink from. there was so much focus on his dehydration, she have given a short shrift to his lies. stephanie: that's true. he fell into the orchestra pit at the end. there's nothing at a you're going to remember. >> how do you sweat that much when you're standing in complete darkness. i've seen snuff films with better lighting. this is why you need union lighting guys, marco. i know you don't like the sound of that. stephanie: boehner basically came out and said what i said about the state of the union with all these great ideas clapping politely as if to say none of that's ever going to happen. that's what he said, nah none of that's going to happen. >> it's fun to watch to see where they don't stand up. i try to tell my republican friends, i said watch what the republicans don't applaud and stand up for helping minimum wage workers raising the minimum age but we might bomb north korea we'll stand up for that. any questions, children. >> have i used the word unprecedented before. ♪ world news tonight. ♪ >> can we talk about harry rei
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. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. [ music ] >> chatting with you live at current.com/bill presscurrent.com/billpress this is "the bill press show" live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, 33 minutes after the hour now. here we go the full court press, on a monday monday, february 25th, great to see you today. we are talking about republicans denying that the sequester is going to have any impact at all, that the president is just exaggerating as to how bad it will be. an independent non-partisan research group for the congress takes a look at it and says by
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you must be high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show." live on your radio and on current tv. >> bill: all right. 25 minutes after the hour. carrie eleveld joins us in the next segment to talk about growing support among republicans, if you please, for same-sex marriage. meanwhile, here on the "full court press" this tuesday morning, i just finished my gobani peach yogurt today. talking about food, peter, you had a story. >> i'm sure a lot of people that are watching and listening to the show have been to ikea a
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on "the stephanie miller show." support the drug war you must be high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. >> stephanie: this is the "the stephanie miller show". >> stacked keyboard, people circling them in a concert. guy -- one up here, one down here. dude is in like a horseshoe of skateboards. >> why can't you -- split a keyboard into -- you only need a keys of each. >> the keyboard is for asia! >> totally. >> bam bam bam bam. >> stephanie: we fell way down the screaming goats music rabbit hole yesterday. who do we have? screaming goats and taylor dayne and mitt romney singing america the
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believe in states rights but still support the drug war you must be high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. joy behar: you can say anything here. jerry springer: i spent a couple of hours with a hooker joy behar: your mistake was writing a check jerry springer: she never cashed it (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern. >> announcer: radio meets television, the "bill press show" now on current tv. >> bill: 25 minutes after the hour. it is the "full court press." peter ogborn's following you on the social media on twitter and on facebook. former senator byron dorgan in studio with us. senator, we've got to ask you we have a new secretary of defense. you served with chuck hagel. how do you think he will do? >> i think he will do well. chuck is a friend. he was a republican. i was a democrat. he serv
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